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red mail Walmsleys of Oswsldtwistle Accrington and Blackburn
I have transcript of Accrington newspaper Article re: the prominent Walmsleys of the area. Will share w anyone intrested. Paul
red mail Taylor family Oswaldtwistle
Looking for info about William Thomas Taylor born 1883 to Alfred & Ellen Taylor I have found him with his mother & family on the 1891 & 1901 census but can't find him on the 1912 census wondered since he was epileptic if he had been sent to an institution in the area or just died.
red mail Hazel Gregory of Oswaldtwistle
Looking for Hazel Gregory who used to live in Oswaldtwistle when I last saw her, in 1967.
red mail TATTERSALL, George born abt 1800
Looking for any information on Tattersalls of Oswaldtwistle and particularly George, born abt 1800 Oswaldtwistle. His occupation was a Calico Printer according to Census found for him in London in 1861 (Marylebone, Middx.) Possible but unclear that he was married to Isobel and then later Elizabeth Hanson. His son John born abt 1821 Altham, Lancs married Emma Carver (born 1817 Lancing, Sussex) in 1845. Still trying to identify a death registration for George and confirm marriages.
red mail Benjamin Walmsley of Paddock House
Looking to find all the children of Benjamin born around 1782.The 1841 census has his wife as Susannah and one son George b 1822. Same in 1851. Did he have an older son called James b 1808 a weaver of Stanhill? I know James' father was called Benjamin and was about the right age. James is a relative. Benjamin,(around1782)-James,(1808)-Benjamin,(1844) -Henry (1870)-James,(1903) James-Keith(1931)- Me Paul(1955)
red mail Shuutleworths in Moor End c1841-c1861
My great grandfather Robert Shuttleworth b1857 lived in Moor End Oswaldtwistle, his Father was Thomas Shuttlewoth b1829 and his mother Elizabeth b1822, Robert lived at Moor End until his marriage to Mary Chambers in 1876 then he lived in Union Road and White Ash Lane. I would be grateful for any information on this family, particularly Thomas and his wife Elizabeth, if anybody knows her maiden name .
patrick conell born oswaldtwistle 1866.warren lane any info names or place.or info on calico linen works.anything appreciated. christine
red mail Bower in Oswaldtwistle
Looking for any relatives or friends of the Bower Family from Oswaldtwistle. Last known: Harold Bower, Greengrocer and Mabel Bower. Also looking for any information on Henrietta Greenbank, married John Bower in about 1905. Any information welcome.
red mail David Brown
My grandfather David Brown was born in Oswaldtwistle in 1888. He married Susanna Slinger and they both worked in the cotton mills. I know my grandad served in the army in South Africa in Durban and other places, regiment unknown. I am trying deserately to get in touch with anyone one with any knowledge of him in the hope I get get a photo for my mother, now in her eighties. Can any one help?
red mail Lily Cross
Desperately seeking the death certificate of Lily Cross died at 71 Cross Street Oswaldtwistle in 1923 she was 19 years old . She was the daughter of Nellie Hankinson and John Cross.She was Buried in Accrington Cemetery on March 12th 1923 .If anyone knows anything about the cause of Lily's death I would really appreciate it . I have checked Blackburn Register Office , Preston Reg. and Southport all to no avail .
red mail DEAN/DAVIES
Joseph Cronshaw Dean b 1900 and Martha Davies b c1900 married in 1921 at St. Oswald's Church, Knuzden. They were, before they married, next door neighbours at 7 and 5 Spread Eagle Street, Oswaldtwistle. They had a son in 1922 - Joseph J Dean who was born in the Blackburn registration district (which includes the above area). He also died in Blackburn registration district in 1996. I wonder if anyone has any knowledge of Joseph J Dean or any children he may have had if he married. Would be delighted with any information available.
red mail Preston family
Many of my family used to live in and around Ossy years ago. GGF, John Preston, was blacksmith, born Pendleton, 1840. GF: Dennis Preston.
red mail Bury family
Many of my family used to live in and around Ossy years ago. GGF was Henry Bury. GF: Benjamin Bury.
red mail Morshead 1888- 1925
Trying to find any info on The Morshead families, particularly Frederick James Clifton Morshead who married in 1888 believed came from Cornwall and had a son named Frederick who was a fisherman. Havelock St. was an address in 1921.
red mail Vaughan, Bennett
Trying to find details on Elizabeth Emma VAUGHAN b 1831 Salford. to David VAUGHAN b 1811 and Ellen VAUGHAN b 1806. Elizabeth Married James BENNETT b 1819. Married at St Mary's Church in Manchester 28-10-1850.
red mail Kershaw
Emma(Emily)Kershaw married my grandfather in 1910 at St Paul's in Oswaldtwistle. Her father my GG was deceased at that time. My great grandmother was also was also named Emily nee Alden b Shropshire. Anyone researching the names Kershaw/Alden I would like to hear from you. Denis
red mail Walmsley
Susannah Walmsley born in Oswaldtwistle 1900. Mother Margaret Ann nee Lord. Father William. Married Robert Seery 1926. Any connections to either Margaret Ann Lord or William Walmsley?
red mail Cooney
Looking for the wife of James Cooney. I believe she was named Horsbossom. James married Henrietta in the 1st Qt of 1914. They lived at 20 Simpson St in 1918. I believe one son Joseph P who was killed on the Somme in 1918.
red mail YATES
Researching the ancestors of Joseph YATES and Jane Ellen BUTLER (bef 1874). In 1881, this family resided at Jackson Heights, Oswaldtwistle (RG11/4202/47)
red mail Hargreaves Halsall
Am looking for information about James Hargreaves b.1838 in Oswaldtwistle. His father was called Robert and his mother was Eliza. James married Isabella Halsall and they had 4 children, Eliza, Mary, William and Thomas. The family moved from Oswaldtwistle to Accrington as they are on the census' there from 1861
red mail Proctor / Thompson / Britland
My Maternal Grandmother was a Proctor from ossy and her father was Alexander Proctor, he was married to Ellen Thompson.My other relatives are Seery, Salt, Bell,Britland.
red mail Bertha Waterworth
Bertha was my g.aunt and I visited her in Oswaldtwistle about 55 years ago! She married John Carter Yates on 14th October 1916 at St Paul's Church Accrington. John Carter Yates was the son of John Carter Yates and I believe the family came from Oswaldtwistle. Bertha had several brothers and sisters, one of whom was Christiana Waterworth who married William John Holden and another was Mary Ann Waterworth (my grandmother) who married Thomas Henry Mills in Accrington in 1908 at St John the Evangelist Accrington. Looking for any descendants or connections

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